Statkraft selects Alstom for Sheringham offshore wind contracts

Alstom has received a three-year service contract from Statkraft for the substations of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, located off the coast of England.
ALSTOM Sheringham Shoal
The contract, an extension of an existing one, covers emergency support as well as preventive maintenance for one onshore and two offshore substations serving the wind farm.

The Sheringham Shoal wind farm consists of 88 wind turbines. It produces enough electricity to power around 220,000 homes and displaces about 500,000 tonnes of CO2 every year.

The scope of the maintenance contract includes disconnectors, gas insulated switchgear, transformers, an MVAr shunt reactor, substation automation as well as telecommunications systems and protection.



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